2021 Event Schedule

Friday, September 24th

Pit Gates: 1:00 pm

Draw Begins: 3:30 pm

Draw Ends: 5:15 pm

Drivers Meeting: 5:15 pm

Timed Hot Laps at: 6:00 pm
• Sportsman
• Late Model
• Canadian Modified

Heats start at: 7:00 pm

 Mini Stock Duel in the Dirt
$500 To Win; $50 To Start - 20 Laps

• Canadian Mod / UMP Challenge HEATS and Dash Event

• Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Cars
$100.00 Each - 20 Laps

• DIRTcar Sportsman Series
$1,200 To Win; $100 To Start- 30 Laps

• Northeast Late Model Alliance
HEATS and Dash Event

• DIRTcar 358 Hot Laps and Dash Event Sponsored by 1000 Island RV 

• Thunder Stocks Open Event $400 To Win; $50 To Start - 20 Laps 

Members $35
Non-Members $40

$25 Adults
$20 Youths & Seniors
$7 Children 7-12
$4 Children 6 & Under

Saturday, September 25th

Pit Gates: 11:00 am

Draw Begins: 12:30 pm

Draw Ends: 2:30 pm

Drivers Meeting: 2:45 pm

Timed Hot Laps, Heats & B-Mains at: 3:00 pm
• 358's
• Sportsman

Features start at: 7:00 pm

 Canadian Mod / UMP Modified Challenge -Feature $1,500 To Win; $200 To Start - 30 Laps 

• DIRTcar Sportsman Series 
$1,200 To Win; $100 To Start - 30 Laps 

• Thunder Stocks Duel in the Dirt Finale $1,000 To win; $50 To Start - 50 Laps 

• DIRTcar 358 Modified Applefest Shootout $5,000 To Win; $325 To Start- 75 Laps

• Northeast Late Model Alliance- B Mains and Feature $4,000 To Win Great Crate Race; $300 To Start- 50 Laps

• Comp 4 / Mini Stock Open 
$300 To Win; $30 To Start
20 Laps 

Members $40
Non-Members $45

$35 Adults
$30 Youths & Seniors
$10 Children 7-12
$6 Children 6 & Under

Note all weekend events are 100 show up point for Brighton Speedway Divisions.


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Bryan’s Auction presents the 2021 Applefest Shootout!

Brighton, ON - (September 10, 2021) - The Applefest Shootout returns in full force for 2021 with a new title sponsor, Bryan’s Auction Services Ltd. of Puslinch and Trenton, ON. The two-day event will take place on Friday, September 24th and Saturday, September 25th headlining with the DIRTCar 358 Modified 75 Lap Applefest Shootout presented by Imagefactor.ca as well as the NLMA 50 Lap Great Crate Race presented Vanderlaan Building Products.

The largest event of the year kicks off on Friday night at 7:00 pm with a complete race program including the DIRTcar Sportsman Series, Insta Insulation ODCC Mini Stocks Duel on the Dirt, Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Cars, Thunder Stock Open Event. It will also feature timed hot laps and heats for the Canadian Modified / UMP Shootout and the NLMA Late Models plus a special dash for cash for both classes. DIRTCar 358 Modifieds are welcome on Friday night to take part in practice sessions as well as the 1000 Island RV 358 Dash for Cash! (READ MORE)


Brighton, ON - (September 19, 2020) - The racing action was wire to wire at the 16th annual Applefest “Lite” at Brighton Speedway on Saturday night. With six divisions and 127 stock cars the race card was jam packed and drivers were dialed in for a night of high octane.

The night was broadcast live on GForce TV and to fans delight can be re watched on YouTube. The DIRTcar Sportsman headlined the event along with the Late Models, Canadian Modified/UMP’s, the Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Club, Thunder Stocks and Comp 4/Mini Stock engaging in 185 feature laps on top of multiple heats and timed hot laps.

Hennessy scores back-to-back late model wins

Following a rare misstep that cost him the Canadian Modified feature, No. 87 Andrew Hennessy wasn’t going to let anything stand between him and victory in the Late Model Open 40-lap race. (READ MORE)

RAABE WINS SHOOTOUT; McPherson makes Applefest history with weekend sweep

Brighton, ON - (September 23, 2019) - Cody McPherson became the first driver in the Applefest Shootout's 15-year history to sweep Brighton Speedway's premier double-header weekend. 

In front of large crowds dialed in for high octane racing, McPherson a semi-retired DIRTcar sportsman driver from St. Catherine's wheeled team Farraday's No. 66 DIRTcar sportsman to victory lane both Friday and Saturday nights. The action-packed race card presented by Cool 100, Coca-Cola, VP Racing Fuels, Image Factor Media and Loud and Dirty Brand saw an incredible car count of 179 Friday and 152 Saturday. The DIRTcar 358 Modifieds headlined the Saturday event in the 75 lap Applefest Shootout along with the Thunder Stock Duel on the Dirt Finale and UMP Canadian Modifieds. To fans delight, the DIRTcar Sportsman Series and Northeast Late Model Alliance ran combined events both nights. The Eastern Ontario Vintage Stock Club and Comp 4’s also engaged in a shootout Friday night. (READ MORE)